OAK BROOK, Ill., Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Point Technology (On Point), the leader in Unemployment Insurance (UI) systems, is pleased to announce that Dale Ziegler has joined its team as Vice President. Dale has over 27 years of UI program experience on both the federal and state levels, working at the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL), the State of Washington's Employment Security Department, and the Maryland Department of Economic & Employment Development. Dale brings his significant industry insight and experience to On Point, along with his extensive knowledge of strategic planning, resource management, operational planning, legislation, and budgeting.
As a former Deputy Administrator for the USDOL Office of Unemployment Insurance (OUI), Dale worked with OUI's Administrator in the overseeing the 53 states and territories that administer all of the federal-state UI programs. Annually, UI programs serve seven to ten million beneficiaries, pay $30-$50 billion in unemployment benefits (depending on economic conditions), and collect some $40 billion in unemployment taxes. In that capacity, Dale was responsible for the Offices of Fiscal & Actuarial Services responsible for handling more than $2.6 billion in state administrative grants, UI Operations, Performance Management, and Legislation.
Prior to his tenure with the USDOL, Dale served as Assistant Commissioner for UI at the Washington Employment Security Department where he managed: UI Claims Processing and Adjudication, Tax Administration, Fiscal Administration, and Technology Systems. During his term at the Maryland Department of Economic & Employment Development, Dale served as Deputy Assistant Secretary, co-directing the daily operations of the multi-unit division responsible for implementing policy and administering Maryland's UI program, Workforce Training programs, and Employment Service.
Dale is known for his unrelenting commitment to the highest standards of quality. He will be responsible for strategic planning supporting the ongoing UI dialog with states.
About On Point Technology
On Point is the leading independent solution provider to State Workforce Agencies, and the only provider dedicated solely to UI. The company was founded in 1996 by former State Workforce Agency (SWA) professionals. On Point has a strong UI knowledge base with many staff having extensive SWA and related governmental backgrounds. On Point sets the standard in UI software systems and services, continuing to deliver unmatched technology and expertise in all facets of UI programs. This includes Benefits, Tax, Adjudication, Overpayments, Fraud Prevention & Detection, and Predictive Modeling.
SOURCE On Point Technology